Vasileios Paschalidis

Department of Astronomy Astro office: SO 338
Department Physics Phys office: PAS 356
The University of Arizona email:
Tucson, AZ 85719

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Curriculum Vitae

A pdf of my full CV can be downloaded here.


  • University of Chicago, Chicago, IL USA
    • Ph.D., Astrophysics, August 2008
      Advisor: Professor Alexei Khokhlov
    • M.Sc., Astrophysics, August 2004

  • Aristoteleion University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki Greece
    • B.Sc., Physics, July 2003
      conferred with dinstinction (1st in class).

Previous positions

  • Research Scholar, Physics, Princeton University, NJ USA (2014-2017)
  • Fortner fellow, Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL USA (2013-2014)
  • Postdoctoral fellow, Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL USA (2008-2013)


  • Fortner Research Fellowship in Theoretical Astrophysics, Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL USA, 2013
  • Enrico Fermi Institute Sugarman Award for Excellence in Graduate Research, The University of Chicago, 2008
  • Eugene and Niesje Parker Fellowship for academic research, The University of Chicago, 2007
  • Lambrini-Lina Athanassoula Benefit Foundation Award for Excellence in graduate studies, 2006
  • Fellow at the Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics, University of California, Los Angeles, 2005
  • Greek Ministry of Education Award for Undergraduate Excellence, 1999-2003 (awarded annually)

Professional Membership

  • American Physical Society (APS)
  • Hellenic Society for Relativity, Gravitation and Cosmology (HSRGC)
  • Hellenic Astronomical Society (HelAs)